Hertfordshire Mind Network
Job Title: Community Outreach Worker x 2
Salary Grade: £21,500 – £24,000 per annum incl. Outer London Weighting (OLW) [pro rata for part-time]
Responsible to: CSS Team Leader
No. of Hours: Part time or full time 37.5 hours per week
Main Base/s: Hertfordshire Mind Network’s Borehamwood Wellbeing Centre
(role will include outreach around Hertsmere Borough – Elstree, Radlett, Potters Bar, Bushey and Shenley)
Aim of the Service
To support people with complex needs including drug and alcohol difficulties and mental ill health who may have been victims of crime or have an offending history. Particularly when they are coming into repeat contact with Police, Tenancy Sustainment Services, Housing and Homelessness Services and Environmental Health Services.
The service will be delivered in Hertsmere, based at the Herts Mind Network Wellbeing Centre on Leeming Road, providing outreach to the Healthy Hubs in Borehamwood and Potters Bar and where needed in Radlett and Bushey.
Purpose of Post
To provide advice, information, onward referral and holistic support to clients with coexisting drug and alcohol difficulties and mental ill-health. These will be clients who are presenting to the Police, Anti-Social Behaviour, Tenancy Enforcement, Housing and Environmental Health Services within Hertsmere Borough.
To ensure that the safety and wellbeing of the client is monitored and reviewed regularly.
To remain a source of independent support for all clients.
Embed a person centred and solution focused approach in all aspects of the role.
To raise greater awareness of complex needs and the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) amongst local service providers. Supporting them to gain confidence in working positively and consistently with people who have multiple needs.
Closing date for receipt of applications is Friday September 20th 2019 by 5pm.
Please note: We reserve the right to close the application process early if we receive sufficient applications.
Interviews shall take place on Friday 27th September 2019 at the Watford Wellbeing Centre.
TO APPLY AND FOR MORE INFORMATION:
If you would like to find out more about this position and to apply, please click the Apply button to be directed to the Herts Mind Network website where you can download the Application Pack.
An approved Enhanced DBS check is required for this post
Hertfordshire Mind Network is an Equal Opportunity and Mindful Employer.
No agencies please.
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